Definitions for etch

Definitions for (verb) etch

Main entry: etch

Definition: selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons

Main entry: engrave, etch

Definition: carve or cut a design or letters into

Usage: engrave the pen with the owner's name

Main entry: etch, engrave

Definition: carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block

Usage: engrave a letter

Main entry: etch

Definition: make an etching of

Usage: He etched her image into the surface

Main entry: etch

Definition: cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible

Usage: a face etched with pain; the leafless branches etched against the sky

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